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: Record Review

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Rachmaninov Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 3 No 2
Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
7.09 Bach Prelude in G, BWV550
Simon Preston (organ)
7.17 Reger Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Mozart
Norrkoping Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leif Segerstam
7.50 Stravinsky Violin Concerto Viktoria Mullova, Los Angeles PO, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
8.12 Barbara Strozzi L'Eraclito
Amoroso; Amor Dormiglione
Mona Spagele (soprano), Incantato
8.27 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto
No 4 in G minor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet ,
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy
9.00 Building a Library
Edward Seckerson compares the currently available recordings of Prokofiev's Symphony No 5. David
Fanning reviews new piano releases, including Beethoven sonatas from
Maurizio Pollini , Liszt from Jeno Jando , Musorgsky from Nikolai Demidenko , and Debussy from Zoltan Kocsis. Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm
10.15 Record Release
Uszt St Francis of Assisi Preaching to the Birds (Legends) Jeno Jando (piano)
10.27 Debussy Suite: Children's Comer Zoltan Kocsis (piano)
10.45 Satie Le Piège de Meduse John Lenehan (piano)
10.50 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C,
Op 53 (Waldstein) Maurizio Pollini
11.15 Reissues
John Deathridge explores some byways of the operatic repertoire: works by Weber, Schubert,
Mendelssohn and Lortzlng brought to life by Helen Donath ,
Nicolai Gedda and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.
These recordings, made by EMI, have just been reissued on the German label CPO.
Producers Clive Portbury and Susan Kenyon E-MAIL: record.review@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 651


Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Simon Preston
Conductor: Leif Segerstam
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Conductor: Barbara Strozzi
Unknown: Amor Dormiglione
Soprano: Mona Spagele
Unknown: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Unknown: Maurizio Pollini
Unknown: Jeno Jando
Unknown: Nikolai Demidenko
Unknown: Zoltan Kocsis.
Unknown: St Francis
Piano: Jeno Jando
Piano: Zoltan Kocsis
Unknown: Maurizio Pollini
Unknown: John Deathridge
Unknown: Helen Donath
Unknown: Nicolai Gedda
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Susan Kenyon

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley is joined by film director Anthony Minghella , who first shot to international fame with Truly Madly Deeply and continued his meteoric rise with The English Patient, which swept the board at last year's Oscars ceremony. As might be expected from the reincarnation scene in Truly Madly Deeply,
Minghella is a great fan of Bach's instrumental music, which figures in this programme alongside works by Puccini and Vivaldi and songs by Van Morrison , Prince and Billie Holiday. Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Director: Anthony Minghella
Songs By: Van Morrison
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Augustin Dumay (violin), Jian Wang (cello) Kodaly Duo, Op 7
Ravel Sonata for Violin and Cello Repeated from Monday


Violin: Augustin Dumay
Cello: Jian Wang

: Youth Orchestras of the World

Reykjavik College of Music String Orchestral
Netherlands Youth Orchestra
The fifth of eight programmes showcasing some of the world's best young orchestras. Kirsteen McCue presents the second of three concerts from the 25th Aberdeen
International Youth Festival.
Purcell Chacony in G minor, Z730 Svendsen Two Icelandic Melodies
Walton Incidental music: Henry V (excerpts)
Elgar Introduction and Allegro
Reykjavik College of Music String
Orchestra, conductor Mark Reedman
Elgar Enigma Variations
Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1919) Oosten Square
Netherlands Youth Orchestra, conductor Roland Kieft
Producer Helen Munro


Unknown: Kirsteen McCue
Unknown: Purcell Chacony
Conductor: Mark Reedman
Conductor: Roland Kieft
Producer: Helen Munro

: Jazz Record Requests

With Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW
FAX: (0171) [number removed]


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Alan Hall

: Preservation Hall

The establishment of Preservation
Hall in 1961 threw a lifeline to traditional jazz and jazz musicians.
Against all expectations the hall has not only kept going but become very profitable. In a six-part series, Michael Pointon considers its achievements. 4: The Second Line
With the success of the hall, musicians from Europe gravitated towards New Orleans to learn about the old music at its source. In
Preservation Hall itself, the delicate strains of the New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra contrasted with the robust jazz usually on offer. Repeated Friday 12.30am
Tonight's Impressions comes from New Orleans at llpm


Unknown: Michael Pointon

: Opera on 3 Live from the Met: Lohengrin

From the Metropolitan Opera House, New York. Wagner's romantic opera is about the shining white knight Lohengrin, who appears on a swan to defend the honour of the pure Elsa against the machinations of the evil Ortrud and Telramund, and who has to return to the castle when Elsa forces him to reveal his identity as a knight of the Holy Grail. The opera has always exerted a strong hold on audiences, with its highly perfumed mysticism and stark delineation of good and evil. Tonight's performance features some of the leading Wagner interpreters of our time, including the Heldentenor Ben Heppner.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York, conductor James Levine
6.35 Neuschwanstein
Philip Brady visits one of King
Ludwig ll's legendary castles, at the foot of the Bavarian Alps. He wonders if tourism has killed romanticism and discusses the survival of Ludwig's dream today with art historian
Dr Hans Ottomeyer and film-maker Hans Jurgen Syberberg. Repeat
7.10 Act 2
8.35 The Met Opera Quiz
William Livingstone quizzes
John Ardoin , Fr Owen Lee and Alan Wagner.
9.00 Act 3


Unknown: Ben Heppner.
Conductor: James Levine
Unknown: Philip Brady
Unknown: Dr Hans Ottomeyer
Unknown: Hans Jurgen Syberberg.
Unknown: William Livingstone
Unknown: John Ardoin
Unknown: Fr Owen Lee
Unknown: Alan Wagner.
Elsa: Deborah Voigt (soprano)
Ortrud: Deborah Polaski (soprano)
Lohengrin: Ben Heppner (tenor)
Telramund: Ekkehard Wlaschiha (bass)
Heinrich: Eric Halfvarson (bass)
Herald: Eike Wilm Schulte (baritone)

: The Sounding the Century Lectures

Six lectures reflecting on the forces for change at the end of the century. 5: A Balance Sheet
George Steiner considers how the future will assess the 20th century. It may pass into history as the century of the growth of rights of the child. But Steiner suggests that it is the revolution in information technology that will come to dominate history's view of our time, as it will fundamentally change the human condition. The lecture is chaired by Bryan Appleyard and is followed by questions from the audience in the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London.


Unknown: George Steiner
Unknown: Bryan Appleyard
Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall

: Impressions in New Orleans

With Brian Morton and Alyn Shipton. For this final edition, a look at the contemporary jazz scene in New Orleans from the heart of the movement - the Snug Harbor Club - during Mardi Gras. Alyn Shipton introduces three groups of musicians. Jason Marsalis leads his quintet from the drums in a set of his own compositions; pianist Peter Martin appears with trumpeter Nicholas Payton ; and saxophonist Clarence Johnson III leads the third band.
Producer Derek Drescher


Unknown: Brian Morton
Unknown: Alyn Shipton.
Introduces: Alyn Shipton
Musicians: Jason Marsalis
Pianist: Peter Martin
Unknown: Nicholas Payton
Unknown: Clarence Johnson Iii
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Radio France Chorus, Children's Chorus and PO/Yutaka Sado Bernstein Overture: Candide; Incidental music: Fancy Free (excerpts); Symphonic
Dances (West Side Story); Symphony No 3 (Kaddish)
2.20 Songs by Wolf Ana Pusar (soprano), Andrej Jarc (piano)
3.00 Sllvlus Leopold Weiss Suite No 17 in F minor Konrad Junghanel (lute)
3.30 Slovenian RTVSO/Anton Nanut Vlktor Ullmann Don Quixote Dances the Fandango Strauss Don Quixote
4:15 Bach Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV903 Andreas Staier (harpsichord)
4.45 Busonl Duo
Karolina Santi-Zupan and Matej Zupan (flutes), Dijana Tanovic (piano)
5.00 Verdi Overture: Luisa Miller
Hague Residentie Orchestra, conductor Hans Vonk
5.05 Bernstein Clarinet Sonata
Georgette Aart ,
Reymond Maarteuse (piano)
5.30 Kraus Symphony in E flat Concerto Koln
6.00 Rachmaninov Prelude in C minor, Op 23 No 7 Jane Cooper (piano)
6.03 Monluszko Tear
Urszula Kryger (mezzo),
Katarzyna Jankowska (piano)
6.15 Mozart Symphony No 41 in C, K551 (Jupiter) CBC Vancouver Orchestra/Mario Bernardi


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Songs By: Wolf Ana Pusar
Soprano: Andrej Jarc
Unknown: Konrad Junghanel
Harpsichord: Andreas Staier
Unknown: Karolina Santi-Zupan
Flutes: Matej Zupan
Flutes: Dijana Tanovic
Conductor: Hans Vonk
Unknown: Georgette Aart
Piano: Jane Cooper
Unknown: Urszula Kryger
Piano: Katarzyna Jankowska

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